Invigorate your body, mind and soul by taking dance classes with NORD.  We offer a variety of classes for youth, teens, adults and seniors of all skill levels at all recreation centers . Classes are free unless otherwise noted in the calendar descriptions. Register at your rec center of choice.

About the instructors and programmatic partners

The NORD/NOBA Center for Dance was founded in 1992 as a groundbreaking cultural and community partnership between the NORD and the New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) to make dance accessible to all school-age children. NORD/NOBA Center for Dance also offers classes for adults and seniors. more info

Casa Samba

classes combine traditional music, vocals, theater, dance and drumming to capture the spirit of Carnival in Brazil and Afro-Brazilian traditions and history. more info


provides a variety free dance activities for people of all ages and skill levels at NORD rec centers and playgrounds. more info 

Dancing Grounds

 brings high quality, inclusive, and accessible dance education to New Orleans residents of all ages and backgrounds. Dance is used as a vehicle for developing youth change agents, inspiring health and wellness, and promoting social justice. more info

Danze Fit NOLA 

A group of energetic instructors who teach Zumba at Gernon Brown.

Tekrema Center for Art & Culture 

promotes the development and perseverance of African and African Diaspora art and culture through the performing and visual arts, humanities and programming.

N'Kafu Traditional African Dance Company

s dedicated to the preservation, documentation, research, promotion, and preservation of traditional African folklore.

L.Y.F.E. of Dance

L.Y.F.E. of Dance programs encourages, motivates and guides young ladies in making proper life choices through the “Art of Dance”. Dance programs give members of the
community an active, creative and engaging dance experience

POSH Expressions

Posh Expressions offers performing arts training for young artists of all ages. Currently offering contemporary, modern, and hip/hop dance classes. For more information contact Monique Brogan at (504) 982-3407 or

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